Hello lovelies, Lindsey here. I know I haven't posted in... well, ever. I was a little busy getting a job, working, meeting my Awesome Boyfriend, moving to work at a new job to live closer to Awesome Boyfriend. Working too much at my new job, changing Awesome Boyfriend's name to Best Fiance Ever, planning our wedding, getting married, moving in and unpacking., decorating, and organizing our home; also, changing Best Fiance Ever's internet name to Best Husband Ever, and changing my real name.... needless to say, it's been a lot.
The first two sessions of today have just finished. There is a third priesthood session tonight starting at 6 PM Mountain Time. You can watch it online at lds..org if you'd like (click on the name of the church above and it'll take you to the website.) Tomorrow morning the first session will start again at 10 AM Mountain Time. You can see why Conference Cinnamon Rolls would be perfect and appropriate..
So, I decided that I would make Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls, to start Conference and October off right!
I started last night finding this recipe, reading the blog where the writer raved about the deliciousness of it, then I commenced following her instructions to a T.
The dough was too dry. That made me nervous and I thought about adding liquid, but it was sticking together so I thought I'd leave it to rise and see what happened.
I covered the dough, and left it in a warm place and came back to it 2 1/2 hours later just like the recipe said... and the dough had not risen...
Well.... that's okay! I thought. I mean, it had risen a little, so I'll roll it out, fill it and roll it up and cut it and then they'll proof over night and in the morning I'll pop them in the oven and they'll be delicious.
Here is a picture of the dough not rolling up. I gave up and tossed it into a bundt pan and decided that now I was making pumpkin pull apart bread.
It came out of the oven and I cut out a piece and took a bite, and was severely disappointed.
It was not good. You couldn't taste the pumpkin. There was some weird after taste to the dough. It didn't taste like cinnamon or pumpkin or sugar or butter or... anything good.
All those ingredients, wasted!